Ford India has launched its
all-new Ford Endeavour at a starting price of Rs. The new Endeavour will come
in four variants, of which three variants will be in the one powered by a 2.2
litre Duratorq four-cylinder TDCi diesel engine and one that is powered by a
3.2 litre Duratorq five-cylinder TDCi diesel engine.
Both engines are mated to a
six-speed transmission. In the case of the 2.2 litre engine, there is an option
of either a manual or an automatic transmission. The 3.2 litre engine is
offered with only a six-speed automatic (4X4) transmission. The 2.2 litre TDCI
diesel engine produces 158bhp @3200rpm and a peak torque of 385Nm @1600–2500
rpm. The 3.2 litre TDCI diesel engine produces 197bhp @ 3000rpm and a peak
torque of 470Nm @1750–2500 rpm
Prices (ex showroom Delhi with octroi) of the different variants are:
The all-new Ford Endeavour has
been built on a completely new platform and has been designed from the ground
The top end of this new SUV comes
with a shift-fly Terrain management System that maximises traction and
stability to effortlessly stay in control. Turn on the sand mode and you get
increased accelerator sensitivity and aggressive wheel spin. The Snow/Mud mode
enables you to shift through snow and rough gravel easily with optimised
traction and control. Extreme off-road terrain can be conquered through Rock
Mode. Choose this mode to keep 4WD in first gear for superior control.
In the top end, in any mode one
can view the car driveline torque, vehicle pitch and roll easily on the
dashboard. The top end version also has Hill Launch assist for steep inclines.
Take off your foot from the brakes and it holds for a few seconds. Step on the
accelerator and you are off. Hill descent control uses the brake system to help
you to descend slopes at a safe and steady pace, in full control. Take hold of
the steering wheel and the Endeavour does the rest. The vehicle boasts of a 800mm
water wading ability and a 225 mm ground clearance
This all-new Endeavour is
introducing Ford’s advanced in-car connectivity system SYNC 2, featuring
an eight-inch colour display. The Sync
feature allows you to call your family and friends just by saying the name. You
can ask it to read incoming tests too. Music is also at the tip of your
fingers. It’s TFT touchscreen, two USB ports and SD card slots make it easy to
view and use multiple devices, including videos when parked.
Easy to read configurable LCD
colour displays in Endeavour’s instrument cluster. At the press of a button, semi auto parallel
park assist helps locate the right sized parking spot and steers your SUV in.
Simply take your hands off and watch as it parks perfectly.
As for safety, the SUV comes
with seven airbags. There are airbags for the front seat driver and passenger, seat
mounted side airbags, side curtain bags plus there is also an airbag for the
driver’s knee. It also has a rear view
camera with Rear parking sensors.
The Endeavour has seven
leather upholstered seats with 8-way power driver’s seat with lumber. An electric panoramic sun roof is there for the top end.
The second row seats have a
60:40 split seat and third row has a 50:50 split. The electric power fold 3rd
row seat folds flat for a stable surface. The Power tailgate opens and closes
at the touch of a button.
“Be it the everyday commute or the most
extreme off-road terrain, the all-new Ford Endeavour will surely be the new benchmark in the Indian SUV segment
thanks to the rugged off-road
capability, exceptional ride quality and dynamic handling,” said Nigel Harris,
president and managing director, Ford India at the launch in Mumbai.
Its robust front fascia with
signature LED daylight running lights and wide stance give it a powerful
presence on the road. The interior space provides a comfortable environment for
up to seven adult occupants. It has over 30 clearly positioned storage spaces,
multiple power outlets and flexible seating and cargo arrangements, including a
fold flat second and first in class power fold third row that instantly flattens
to the touch of a button.
With all rear seats folded,
the all-new Ford endeavour can hold up to 2010 litres of cargo. It also
features an electric panoramic sun roof, a segment first, that opens up to the
first two seating rows. Fuel economy for 2.2 litre model is 14.12 kmpl for
manual transmission. The 2.2 litre automatic transmission model will deliver a
fuel economy of 12.62kmpl. The 3.2 litre
model which is automatic will deliver a fuel efficiency of 10.92kmpl.
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